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Table 4 Injury site (AIS 3+) by age for trapped casualties

From: Do entrapment, injuries, outcomes and potential for self-extrication vary with age? A pre-specified analysis of the UK trauma registry (TARN)

Anatomical site Total Age group Significance (p)
16–59 60–69 70–79 80+
Head 1896 (24.5%) 1528 (27.1%) 135 (16.7%) 139 (18.4%) 94 (17.1%) < 0.0001
Face 52 (0.7%) 43 (0.8%) 3 (0.4%) 5 (0.7%) 1 (0.2%) < 0.0001
Thorax 4159 (53.6%) 2945 (52.2%) 438 (54.3%) 430 (56.9%) 346 (63%) < 0.0001
Abdomen 950 (12.3%) 770 (13.6%) 74 (9.2%) 65 (8.6%) 41 (7.5%) < 0.0001
Spine 844 (10.9%) 577 (10.2%) 96 (11.9%) 109 (14.4%) 62 (11.3%) < 0.0001
Pelvic 895 (11.5%) 686 (12.2%) 82 (10.2%) 60 (7.9%) 67 (12.2%) < 0.0001
Limb 2522 (32.5%) 2028 (35.9%) 232 (28.7%) 164 (21.7%) 98 (17.9%) < 0.0001